Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Animation and Interactive Media, Graphic Design, Illustration
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $24,750 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition amounts do not include mandatory fees of $1,035 per year.
23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Scope of Program:
All students at Montserrat College of Art begin their studies with a Foundation Year, which includes coursework in art history, drawing, 2D and 3D design, studio, color theory and digital media. Animation and Interactive Media students then focus on life drawing, animation, 3D modeling, interactive design, audio and video media and web authoring. Graphic Design students concentrate on typography, web authoring, using images, design stories and photographic media. Illustration students complete coursework in life drawing, digital illustration, painting, anatomy, media and methods and illustration applications. All students participate in a senior seminar, complete an internship and create a thesis exhibition.
A portfolio is required with the application. Art merit scholarships are available, as are need-based scholarships. Entering students must purchase an art starter kit; as of this writing, the cost of the kit is $800.